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Kwame Raoul

Democratic — Senator — District 13
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Kwame Raoul represents Senate District 13 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 15 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1193 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of six bills

2006 274693.0
2008 242641.1
2010 302940.89
2012 189777.49

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 13th District
    123 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-5338
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL  60615
    Phone: 773-363-1996
    Fax: 773-681-7166



News and Blog Coverage

Chicago police, lawmakers push tougher laws for gun crimes

CHICAGO — Chicago police are joining Illinois lawmakers in a push for longer prison sentences for repeat gun offenders who they say are driving much of the city’s increase in violence. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and state Sen. Kwame Raoul said Friday that new legislation the Chicago Democrat is introducing ...

The future of the “non-budget” talks

* Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) talked to Bernie… Raoul said he led the effort to reform workers’ compensation law in 2011, and is again working on that issue, which has “been made a critical piece in this overall discussion.” “I’ve chosen to try to work with the current governor,” Raoul ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SB 3441

    Violent Gun Offender Sentencng

  • SJR CA30


  • SR 1738

    Memorial - Dr. Quentin Young

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  • SJR 50

    Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Trail

  • SB 3293

    Criminal Law-Tech

  • SB 3292

    Cd Corr-Penalty Reductions

Recent Votes

HJR 152

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 635

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5389.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 610.0
SB 2047


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 2047


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 318


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4067.0
•••No: 1423.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 2562


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4372.0
•••No: 711.0
•••Other: 915.0
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